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Murumuru Butter is pressed from the reddish-orange fruits of the Astrocaryum murumuru tree. This tall palm tree is native to Brazil and other regions of the Amazon. It has a mild, but distinctive aroma that is earthy, nutty, and slightly sour. Murumuru Butter's unique composition of essential fatty acids and Pro-Vitamin A help restore elasticity to damaged and aging skin and makes a highly suitable ingredient for use in anti-aging formulations. It is also soothing addition for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema and psoriasis. Murumuru Butter conditions the hair and can help increase the luster, health and appearance of the hair.
The cornflower, also known as bachelor's button, is a beautiful flower with blue blooms. It typically grows to reach 15-30" in height. Cornflower is known for its herbal benefits and has been widely used for centuries. Our Organic Cornflower Hydrosol is expertly distilled from organic cornflower blooms. It is then carefully bottled and stored to ensure the purity and freshness of this beautifully aromatic, premium quality hydrosol.
Our Angelica Root Essential Oil is a clear/pale yellow oil with thin viscosity that is steam distilled from the roots of Angelica archangelica, a biennial herb that is most commonly grown in regions of northern Europe. Our Angelica Root Oil possesses a rather deep, peppery/spicy, woody herbaceous aroma that blends well with many other essential oils and aromatics including oils in the wood, herbal, floral, spice and root families.
Virginia Cedarwood Essential Oil, Juniperus virginiana, is actually from the juniper family, but is the source for most of the cedar essential oils on the market. Virginia Cedarwood Essential Oil helps combat acne, oily skin, greasy hair and dandruff. Virginia Cedarwood Oil helps relax tension, and promotes peaceful slumber. It has a very pretty yet rustic aroma that makes it a popular oil for blending. Use Virginia Cedarwood Essential Oil in hair blends, bath oils, soaps, and other skin care products. Cedarwood Oil is also uplifting when used in room fragrancing products.
Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil is anti-microbial and is highly regarded for its use in easing respiratory complaints and for the relief of congestion. Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil is well suited for use in room mists, sprays and other products intended to help prevent and combat colds and flus. In the field of holistic aromatherapy, it is energizing, stimulates circulation and warms the body and increases concentration. In massage applications, it is useful for relieving rheumatic aches and pains. Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil acts as a natural insect repellent and can assist in the treatment of lice and athletes foot. It has a distinctive, dominant aroma that many find pleasant. It blends well with pine, spruce, cedarwood, tea tree, citrus and mint essential oils.
Geranium Essential Oil, Pelargonium graveolens L, is considered to be a woman's essential oil because of its hormone balancing effect. It has been used to treat menstrual, menopausal, and infertility problems. Geranium Essential Oil helps relieve mastitis. It is useful in blends to aid wounds and burns. Geranium Oil is a good oil for skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis and shingles. It is also emotionally balancing. It combines nicely with oils such as bay, orange, rose, bergamot, clary sage, sandalwood, lavender, chamomile, lemon and other oils. Geranium Essential Oil also acts as an insect repellent and can be used in outdoor lotion bars.
Roman Chamomile Essential Oil, Anthemis nobilis, is traditionally used in formulations intended to promote sleep, relaxation and encourage a sense of calm. In personal care, aromatherapy and massage work, Roman Chamomile Essential Oil acts as a noteworthy anti-inflammatory. Due to its sedating properties, avoid use while driving or drinking.
Tulsi Essential Oil, Ocimum sanctum, also commonly known as Holy Basil, is considered a sacred plant in Hinduism. It has been used medicinally for centuries in India to help ward of illness and to aid in digestion. Tulsi Essential Oil is an essential remedy in ayurvedic medicine for promoting optimal health and well-being. Tulsi has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and anti-spasmodic properties. The strong herbaceous scent blends well with citrus, spice, wood and floral essential oils.
Organic Orange Essential Oil, Citrus sinensis, is an uplifting, refreshing oil that relieves stress and anxiety. Organic Orange Oil helps with colic in babies and helps to sooth headaches and reduce fever. It blends nicely with many other oils. It can be an effective grease cutter, and is becoming a common addition to commercial cleaners.
Seabuckthorn Berry Seed Total CO2 Extract is high in polyunsaturated fatty acids, oleic and linoleic acids, tocopherols and carotinoids. It is quickly becoming a prominent ingredient within the skin care and sun care product industries. Seabuckthorn Berry CO2 is said to help heal wounds, promote skin cell regeneration, help protect the skin from UV damage and help reduce premature aging of the skin. Use Seabuckthorn Berry Seed Total CO2 Extract at 1-3% in creams, face serums,lotions, balms and burn or wound care preparations.
Andiroba Oil, Carapa guianensis, has been used for generations by Amazonian tribes to heal skin conditions and to treat muscular aches and pains. Andiroba Oil is golden in color and has a mild, fruity aroma. It possesses a unique combination of essential fatty acids and anti-inflammatory compounds. Andiroba Oil is highly emollient and is an effective moisturizing oil for products intended to heal dry and cracked skin, eczema and psoriasis. This oil penetrates the skin quickly, acting as an excellent emollient carrier oil. The content of limonoids and triterpenes within Andiroba Oil makes it a noteworthy anti-inflammatory. It is a highly beneficial ingredient in formulations intended to treat acne, reduce swelling and ease muscular aches and pains. Andiroba Oil also acts as a noteworthy insect repellent. Andiroba Oil has traditionally been used in soap making for specialty soaps intended to aid skin conditions and to help ward off insects.
Blackcurrants are native to the United Kingdom and regions of Europe and Asia. The berries grow on tiny shrubs that reach a height up to 6 tall. Blackcurrants are traditionally used as a flavoring and as a key ingredient within jams, deserts, syrups and liqueurs. Throughout history, blackcurrants have been used medicinally. The berries are rich in Vitamin C and have been consumed in place of citrus fruits within the UK when citrus fruits have been difficult to procure.
Clary Sage Essential Oil, Salvia sclarea, is a beautiful, earthy and herbaceous oil with a hint of floral. Aromatically, it blends well with jasmine, geranium, lavender, bergamot, orange, ylang ylang, rosewood, rose, sandalwood and chamomile essential oils. Within holistic aromatherapy applications, it is a very calming oil that reduces stress, calms the nerves and promotes a sense of tranquility. In spiritual applications, it is said to help balance the spirit. It is especially balancing for women but should not be used during pregnancy.
Cold pressed Kiwi Seed Oil contains over 60% alpha linolenic acid which helps our skin and hair retain moisture. It is also rich in phytonutrients, minerals and vitamins C & E. The Omega 3 content of Kiwi Seed Oil makes it a useful ingredient in the treatment of dry skin problems and therefore it should be considered for any formulation for healing dry, damaged skin. Use it for lip balms, face serums, hair conditioners, eye creams and more. Use Kiwi Oil at 1-5% in most formulations.
Monoi de Tahiti is a precious and exotic cosmetic oil, manufactured in Polynesia, according to a French Government Decree, which explicitly describes the process by which this oil must be made. The oil is created by soaking/macerating 10 Tiare flowers, which must come from French Polynesia, per litre of refined coconut oil for a minimum of 10 days. Our authentic Monoi de Tahiti carries an "Appellation of Origin" guarantee and is produced under very controlled manufacturing methods to ensure the highest quality oil.
Squalene is an unsaturated hydrocarbon typically found in human sebum. It has a natural affinity for the skin and acts as a natural emollient and skin soothing agent. Squalene is a precursor to the production of important lipids and is a key component in the maintenance of youthful skin. Olive Oil is the richest vegetable-based source of squalene. Our Olive Squalene is derived from the olive oil refining process.
Our Sweet Almond Oil is cold pressed from 100% pure almond nuts and then gently refined. This high quality nut oil is a great emollient for softening and conditioning the skin and hair. It is well suited for eczema, psoriasis and itchy, dry and inflamed skin. It is rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E. Sweet Almond Oil is light and penetrates easily, making it a great aromatherapy carrier oil, massage oil or after bath oil. Use it in creams, lotions, lotion bars, balms, scrubs, massage oils and soap. It saponifies easily and yields a mild soap with good lather. It can be used as a large percentage of the fats or as an oil added at trace. It is always best to add an antioxidant when using Sweet Almond Oil in your formulations.
Our Organic Brazil Nut Oil is raw and filtered.
Organic Brazil Nut Oil is a light, yet highly nourishing oil, rich in essential fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins. Its texture and sweet aroma give it great versatility for use in a wide array of innovative personal care products. Organic Brazil Nut Oil is rich in selenium, an antioxidant trace mineral. When used in personal care products, Organic Brazil Nut Oil hydrates and softens the skin.
Organic Soybean Oil contains approximately 60% polyunsaturated fatty acids. It is also a good source of vitamin E. Organic Soybean Oil is commonly used in bath oil and soap making formulations.
Buttermilk Powder is soothing and moisturizing when used alone as a bath soak or when included in milk baths, bath salts, or other bath formulations. Buttermilk Powder can be combined with other milk powders, cornstarch, powdered herbs, oatmeal and rice bran.
Milk has been used in skin care for thousands of years. Milk powder is a nourishing addition to bath, bath bomb, milk soap and lotion formulations. It is a natural emollient and is rich in vitamins and minerals, Whole milk powder soothes and moisturizes the skin and helps relieve dryness and itchy skin.
Combine whole milk powder with cornstarch, oatmeal and honey powder to make a luscious milk bath.
Honey powder is natural honey that has been spray dried into a fine powder. It is then blended with fructose and maltodextrin to keep it free flowing. Honey powder is similar in texture to corn flour. Honey is said to be a natural antiseptic due to its tendency to absorb the life-sustaining moisture out of bacterial cell walls. As such, it is useful to include in healing salves and to use as a natural wound cover. Honey attracts the dirt from skin pores and dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. It, therefore, is said to be a natural skin cleanser and softener. Use honey powder in your creams, lotions, soaps, scrubs, facials, masks, body wraps, bath teas, milk baths, bath salts and bath bombs.
Our Hemp Oil Melt and Pour Soap Base is made with skin nourishing Hemp Oil. You may add even more Hemp Oil if you wish (available within our Vegetable Oil Category).
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